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Waterloo counterfeit prevention firm lands $25K prize the Velocity Fund Finals

A young company of three Nanotechnology Engineering students from the University of Waterloo is one step closer to its mission of eradicating counterfeit products

Black Box Technologies, which works out of the Velocity Science workspace, is developing an ink for anti-counterfeit application. Each ink has a unique signature and, once applied, is verified by scanning the object with a phone.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.ept.ca

“I cannot stress enough the importance of the Nanotechnology degree program. Without it we would never be able to build this tech,” says Everett. “Velocity Science has created the perfect bridge from initial idea to commercialization. It was the take off point for the business.

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